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Tarnish, what to do???!!!

What Exactly is Tarnish, and What Causes It? Preventing tarnish on jewelry is far less work than removing it!   Tarnish is a layer of corrosion that develops on many metals, particularly sterling silver. Sulfur and other airborne chemicals are the main cause of tarnish, and jewelry tarnishes much faster if it’s left out in [...]

jewellery care

JEWELRY CARE
How to Care for Swarovski Crystal Jewelry,Semi-Precious Gemstone Jewelry and Sterling Silver Jewelry.
JEWELRY CARE
How to Care for Swarovski Crystal Jewelry,Semi-Precious Gemstone Jewelry and Sterling Silver Jewelry.
JEWELRY CARE
How to Care for Swarovski Crystal Jewelry,Semi-Precious Gemstone Jewelry and Sterling Silver Jewelry.
How To Care For Your Jewelry:
Swarovski Crystals and Swarovski Pearls: Swarovski crystals and pearls may be [...]

just got back from Tuscon

What words can I use to describe the gem, bead and mineral show in Tuscon, Arizona. Overwhelming comes to mind first, exciting, ouch (spent a lot on beads) and beautiful. Set amid the mountains there are actually hundreds of tents in rec centres, convention centres, hotels, hotel parking lots and of course along the streets. [...]

Other styles of earrings by definition

•Huggy Earrings:
Huggies are a popular style of non-pierced earrings where the setting actually ”hugs” your earlobe. A hinge is located at the top of the earring that allows the post to open and close without an earring back. Many times, stones are channel set in huggy earrings.
•Sleeper Earrings:
Sleeper earrings (also known as starter [...]

Stud Earrings

Stud earrings are defined as a single gems or group of gems, set in a mounting that fits close to the earlobe. Stud earrings appear to ”float” on the earlobe without a visible point of connection. The adornment is secured on the end of a post, which penetrates straight through the ear. The post is [...]

A bit of info re earrings

Earrings have enjoyed a long history of being used as adornment, cultural identification and a sign of wealth and prosperity for thousands of years, dating back to 2500 B.C. According to legend, evil spirits were thought to be able to enter the body through any of its openings and take control. The first earrings were [...]

Crystal glass nail files have arrived

Have you ever used one of these fabulous files. If not I can almost guarantee if you do you will be hooked like I was.
Four years ago my daughter and I bought a set at a craft show and I took the small and medium one, one for my purse and one for my night [...]

A Little History of the Leverback Earwire

Leverback Earring Components
History
The leverback or hinged earwire has been seen on earrings dating from the 1880s. The leverback is designed to snap tightly over the wire without causing discomfort to the wearer, yet remaining comfortable to use. This earring style is immensely popular for fine jewelry in gold and silver as the leverback [...]

Bracelet Circumference

In this blog I wanted to teach you a bit about how to buy the right size bracelet for your wrist.
Bracelets are traditionally sized by length. This way of measuring does not work so well for many types of beaded bracelets because a beaded bracelet’s fit depends on the diameter of its beads. The larger the [...]

check out my new improved website

Hi all, been really busy getting my website updated with new products and freshened up with a new facelift. We have been designing and photographing new products which will be added in the next few days. some of them are one ofs so if you want it don’t delay. I will be posting tips [...]